Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
Taking up residency in 1999, animal-tastic musical ‘The Lion King’ shows no signs of moving out of the Lyceum, its vibrant yellow banners as much a part of the theatre’s exterior as its original, nineteenth-century portico. On the plus side, at least the Lyceum is being used. The theatre – once managed by Henry Irving – has stood dark and dormant for periods of its history. It hasn’t always operated as a theatre either, the venue variously renovated into a wartime ballroom and transformed into a gig venue where The Clash, Bob Marley, and The Who all played.
What's on at Lyceum Theatre
Kids' theatre, Musicals, West End
- Rating: 4/5
The posters have been plastered around the London Underground for years – long enough for this show to become the most successful musical of all time – but nothing prepares you for the sheer impact of 'The Lion King's opening sequence. With the surge...